Imposition of public service obligations in respect of scheduled air services

Posted today 16-5-2023 on the EU website ΕΕ https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=OJ%3AC%3A2023%3A174%3ATOC information notice C174 regarding invitation to electronic tender in respect of the operation of scheduled air services in accordance with public service obligations for a period from 01-10-2023 to30-09- 2027, on the route:

Ioannina - Heraklion

The electronic tender will be held exclusively through the Internet portal www.promitheus.gov.gr , on which the Call for Tenders will be posted in the coming days. Deadline for submission of tenders: 61 days after the day of publication of this notice, and specifically by 17-7-2023.

It is pointed out that, in accordance with the terms of the Call for Tenders, within thirty (30) days from the date of publication in the Official Journal of the European Union of the call for tenders, and specifically by 16-6-2023, the European Union air carriers express their intention in writing (submitting to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority the relevant flight schedule) for the operation from October 1, 2023 of scheduled air operations on the above route, without exclusivity and without receiving financial compensation, and on the condition that the obligations of minimum flight frequencies, minimum weekly seats offered, as well as maximum fare price are observed, either in full (in the case of a single air carrier) or proportionally (in case of more than one air carrier).

The Requirements of the Tender (in Greek language) are available here.

Address where the text of the invitation to tender and any relevant information and/or documentation related to the public tender and the modified public service obligations can be obtained:

Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority

General Directorate for Economic Oversight & Administrative Support

Athens International Airport, Building 45,

P.O. 190 19, Spata, Greece

Emails.: [email protected] , [email protected] , [email protected] , [email protected]

Internet: https://hcaa.gov.gr/